• Kayak Adventure
    The Scouts have decided they want to go whitewater kayaking this summer.  This requires a commitment as any similar High Adventure activity. There will be several training dates using a local pool, local rivers and one big adventure in August.

    Requirements to participate:
    Be an active member in good standing.
       2.       Have passed the BSA Swim test in the past year.
       3.       To paddle a kayak, the scout must be Second Class or above.  Scout and Tenderfoot scouts are limited to paddling a canoe, tandem canoe.
       4.       Attain 20 hours of flat water and class I white water training , including how to roll a kayak.

    Training objectives:

    1.        Proper fitting and wearing of PFD and helmet.
    2.        How to enter and exit a kayak.
    3.        Basic paddling. See the BSA Kayak Patch requirements.
    4.     How to roll a kayak.
    5.        How to perform wet exits and multiple methods to release, pop, the skirt.
    6.        Learn how to read the water.
    7.        Learn water hazards and how to avoid them.
    8.        Basic rescue techniques.
         Will be posted on the calendar but will start after Hereford Rec Baseball ends.

        A class III PFD, paddling helmet, whistle, boat rental fees.

    Parents Help Required.:
        See the Kayak Adventure Questionnaire under Forms/Files.

    Contact Buddy at the meetings for more information.

    Posted May 3, 2018, 5:37 PM by Buddy H
  • Timberline Ski Trip
    The ski trip to Timberline resort in West Virginia will take place between January 19 and 21.  

    Please, open this announcement or go to the Announcements page to review the attached files.
    Posted Jan 1, 2018, 8:20 AM by Troop 451 The Hereford Zone
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